Highland Copper Announces Grant of Stock Options

October 16, 2023

October 16, 2023 – Vancouver, British Columbia. Highland Copper Company Inc. (TSXV: HI, OTCQB:  HDRSF) (the “Company”) announces that, subject to regulatory approval, it has approved the grant of  16,250,000 incentive stock options to directors and executive officers of the Company. The options are  exercisable at an exercise price of $0.07 per share for a period of up to seven years and will vest as to one  third immediately and one third on each of the first and second anniversary of the grant.

About Highland

Highland Copper Company Inc. is a Canadian company focused on exploring and developing copper  projects in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, U.S.A. Information about the Company is available on  SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on the Company’s website at www.highlandcopper.com.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the  policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this  release.

For further information, please contact:
Barry O’Shea, Interim CEO
Email: info@highlandcopper.com